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Blue Heron Concert in New York City, March 13

Location: New York, USA
Choir type: Professional Choirs
Voicing: Mixed
In celebration of Tomás Luis de Victoria (d. 1611)
The vocal ensemble Blue Heron (Scott Metcalfe, director) will present a  program of music by Victoria and other Spanish composers to commemorate the 400th anniversary of the master’s death, featuring his most celebrated masterpiece, the six-voice Requiem Mass or Officium defunctorum of 1605.
 
Date:       Sunday, March 13, 2011
Time:       4 pm
Location:  St. Ignatius of Antioch
               87th Street between Broadway and West End Avenue, New York City
               Manhattan
 
Tickets:    $50 Section A reserved seating
               $30 Section B (discounts: $25 Seniors, $10 Students)
 
Email:   office@blueheronchoir.org
Phone: 617-960-7956
 
Program
  • Francisco Guerrero: Lauda mater ecclesia a 4, Ave virgo sanctissima a 5
  • Juan Escribano: Paradisi porta a 6
  • Tomás Luis de Victoria: Salve regina a 8, Magnificat sexti toni a12, Lauda mater ecclesia a 4, Officium defunctorum a 6.
About Blue Heron:
“…expressive intensity, even a hint of Baroque flair…fine gradations of dynamics; pungent diction; telling contrasts of ethereal and earthly timbres; tempos that are more lusty than languid; a way of propelling a phrase toward a goal…” 
(Alex Ross, The New Yorker)
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